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Small LED Module

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Salty_Dog, Apr 14, 2019.

  1. Apr 14, 2019 at 2:14 PM
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    Salty_Dog

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    I'm looking for a small LED module; something like this but only 4-6 inches long.

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    ^^^ This one is from SuperBrightLEDs, but runs on 24V and not 12V. They do not offer a comparable 12V item. I don't want to buy a whole 100' roll of "Peel & Stick" LED tape. I just want a simple self-contained unit.

    Any thoughts? TIA
     
  2. Apr 14, 2019 at 4:20 PM
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    Just a few LEDs...
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  4. Apr 20, 2019 at 9:45 AM
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    OK. I purchased these. This morning I went to hook them up and they would not illuminate. Now here's the thing:

    I want them to come on when I turn my headlights on, so I tapped into an existing circuit for the gauge and console lights. When I turn the headlights on, this LED does not light up However, if I open the hood, and temporarily connect it to the battery posts, it lights up just fine. (Yes, it could be a loose connection, but not likely).

    So I'm wondering, do these things need a certain amount of current to be available at 12V to work?
     

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